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was the general manager in boston at there and i am aware of the operating practices there, and it's beston and pick the government center and the green line -- several lines go into the green line and trains frequently switched there. that is just one example. we also reached out after we saw the initial report that said that others did not do switchbacks. we reached out to other transit systems that we listed in our response that owls do switchbacks so again the same caveat. all of the other transit systems will tell you would they prefer not to do switchbacks? yes they would. in some cases, in the case of bart they have tracks and they can do other things but they also do switch backs and schedule them everyday as well, so in our view and base some of our personal experiences and discussions with others, other systems do use switch backs. >> okay. maybe i will ask the grand jury this as well, but from your point of view were these not jurisdictions communicating to them during the course of their investigation? >> i did not see that until the finding so we were briefed on the finding
boston, seattle, new york, oakland and san jose or santa clara mta. they all had higher scores than muni. muni was on the bottom. we included bart. since they said other systems did it we decided to look at the systems in paris france. it took months to identify the right officials and in this case either the head of operations or the systems schedulinger all but one which was new york agreed to an extensive interview by two of us and per the rules we were not identified. nevertheless of the interviews as described in the report were significant. all transit systems it became clear had multiple systems that were similar and had challenges and all needed to deal with complex traffic, scheduling, and terrain problems uniquely their own, and yet as we had known the san francisco controller's survey had shown all had higher reliability and rider seaferz than muni and we determined that all systems use switchbacks they only did so in cases of equipment break down or emergencies except for one. one system which happened to be the santa clara mta does use switch backs and interesting
by the city of oakland and based on successful program developed by the city of boston. smith recovering from a sharp blow to the head during a game yesterday. the question, when will he be cleared to play? he took one, or two, good shots. >> yes. there is a question which was the blow that knocked him out. it doesn't matter at this point. because they're moving forward. smith chekdb## out today. there are protocols to protect players and smith will have to pass a battery of tests. smith hurt yesterday, he told head coach that he was experiencing blurry vision this, is a play in which we thought he got hurt. smith was hoping blurry vision would clear up, but it didn't. in an effort to protect players from returning too quickly nfl put in new rules 3 an independent neurologyist. the doctors will test smith, comparing results to a base line test done in the off season. to you, assuming alex passes that, he can go back to nonfootball activities. stuff like lifting weights and running. then, noncontact football drilgs thchl afternoon, 49ers head coach talked about smith's status. >> doing much be
miller from boston university, we are going to here a scholar and then dr. shive could come in and help us out further, explain exactly what this means in that context. so if we could, james miller from boston university. >> well first of all yin yang isn't just a taoist idea. and it's something that is, that forms the basic cosmological outlook for the whole of the chinese religion. however, it is true to say that it is something; it is a symbol that has particular application in taoism. now the yin and yang respectively mean the shady side of the mountain and the sunny side the mountain. and if we imagine the mountain and you see the - and throughout the course of the day as the sun traverses over the mountain, part of the mountain at one time will be in shade and towards the later time in the day it will be - that part of the mountain will be in the sunlight. and so from this just sort of very, very basic observation we can discern what is for the chinese conciseness the fundamental process that underlies everything that happens in the whole of the universe which is a dynamic process
.a. and boston and we talk about what we're working on and san francisco is one of the leaders they look up to and how to do it and we are doing things on a national scale people are taking notice of and doing that and i heard a lot of talk, and i come from the private sector so when i first got here one of the questions i got "how is government different from the private sector" from the it standpoint. it's night and day. you have hard time drawing parallels and from the private sector come to government thinking that a lot of our ideas and methods of success in the private sector are directly applicable to how we do work in government, and it's a different problem to solve frankly. it's something i have to relearn frequently that the large company i came from was a large monolithic corporation and 1ceo and pyramid up and trickled and everyone did what they did. government as you know we're are a highly decentralized independently elected, independently operated with our boards and commissions. as much as i would like to say i had the authority or will or desire to cast my will on the
we were going to be dark and i'm going to boston. >> we will be dark next [u6kl wednesday. >> we didn't have any big items. >> great. commissioners, anything else you would likeem÷l to add to line item 3(d)? yes. >> one announcement. we're going to be in the district thisax z e month also, commissioner. police commission will be holding a special meeting this month ataénv[áeq a location other than city hall. the commission will meet in thÍp middle school 460 arguello, here in san francisco wednesday november( comments from the public@s]#=qlv and richmond station captain concerning public protection issues. >> thanks very much, inspector. is there any public comment regarding line items a3bcor d. hearing none public comment is closed. pleas5 >> discussion and possible action to appoint moises romero as to patrolc' special officer calvin wily or take other action regarding request for appointment action. >> before moving to the next three matters which are the appointment of assistant patrol officers
of boston. >> the nation is observing veterans day today and dozens of homeless vets are celebrating the best gift ever. many get off the streets out of shelters and into permanent supportive housing. carolyn tyler has the story. >> this renovated building south of market offers the first housing of its kind in san francisco in more than a decade. >> bruce cramer can't wait to move in. >> get a place to settle down. start my whole life back over again. ty didn't expect to have to do. kind of a long road. >>reporter: cramer is a navy vet who served in the vietnam war. he has been homeless off and on for years. with a bad back and other challenges life has been dion the streets and in shelters. now he is slateed to become one of 75 military veterans who will move that brand new studio apartments with on site supportive services. including a medical cling. average age of the residents is 60. all have been chronically homeless and all have disabilities. >> this gives them a safe place to be even if they are in a shelter or in emergency housing and l in the tenderloin or somethi
boston researcher proposed very tough guidelines for the youngest athletes. >> we believe that kids under the age of 14 shouldn't play collision sports as they're currently being played. >> and dr. kent recommends no full body checking under age 14 in ice hockey and for soccer players, not letting the younger kids head the ball. >> the young child is particularly vulnerable to brain injury. >> at the pro level, greater recognition of the long-term effects of brain trauma prompted the nfl to enact new rules on concussion that is dictate when players can get back on the field. the nfl players' association even formed a traumatic brain injury committee of which dr. jim eckland is part. >> and a numb things to help -- number of thinks to help protect the players as that game's gotten faster and more -- more aggressive and the athletes have gotten more powerful. >> he says making tackle football off-limits at the youth or pop warner level seems a bit rigid but young athletes need to be taught how to tackle correctly and one thing at every level of the game? players need to stay out for at leas
. but then as they started getting the information into orca, this data mining thing that they had going in boston, it was way off. >> brian: i've always said don't trust models. >> gretchen: we've gone from domino to heating studios to orca? >> steve: it's the name of their computer. they started noticing embossed with orca on election day that while their turnout was good, the other side's turnout was much better. that is why they lost the election. >> gretchen: let's do some other headlines for you now for tuesday. you probably seen his name hundreds of times on your computer screen. but the founder of the world's most famous antivirus company, john mcafee wanted for murder. police in belize want to question him about the shooting death his neighbor. the two had been at odds after fall filed a complaint against mcafe, for firing guns. it's said he was arrested on gun charges. >>> he wanted to blow up the home of former president george w. bush. in a few hours, he could be locked up for the rest of his life. a judge will sentence the saudi man in a texas courtroom today. a jury convicted him in
upper 50s and low 60s. boston 64, but back in buffalo where the cold air is, 36, 33 in pittsburgh, and then by tomorrow that front is through, and look at the temperatures tumble about 10 to 15 degrees. 39 in pittsburgh, 45 in new york city. bangor, 43. nashville where they have freezing fog this morning, temperatures moderate to about 42 degrees. that's what's going on around the >>> 7:36 on a tuesday morning. temperatures are about 5 degrees warmer than just 24 hours ago. not as frigid in santa rosa at 39 degrees. 39 in concord and 40 in livermore. you'll notice most of our winds now coming out of the east, that's offshore flow making way to a beautiful afternoon in the 70s in places like livermore. that goes for santa teresa. even santa cruz touching on the low 70s. we've got a lot of rain in the forecast but not until the end of the week. late thursday into friday our first showers arrive. >> don't forget, get that weather any time you need. go to the weather channel on cable or weather.com online. savannah? >> all right, al, thanks. the man behind elmo is taking a leave of ab
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